Dr Brandon Velie

BSc, MSc, PhD
Lecturer
School of Life and Environmental Sciences

B19 - R.M.C. Gunn Building
The University of Sydney


Research interests

Equine genetics and genomics with particular focus on athletic performance, behaviour, and disease.

Teaching and supervision

Animals & Us

Animal Structure & Function

Themes

Genetics and genomics

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Ihler, C., Lindgren, G., Strand, E. (2019). Competition lifespan survival analysis in the Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotter racehorse. Equine Veterinary Journal, 51(2), 206-211. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Lillie, M., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Rosengren, M., Sole, M., Wiklund, M., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G. (2019). Exploring the genetics of trotting racing ability in horses using a unique Nordic horse model. BMC Genomics, 20(1). [More Information]
  • Grilz-Seger, G., Neuditschko, M., Ricard, A., Velie, B., Lindgren, G., Mesaric, M., Cotman, M., Horna, M., Dobretsberger, M., Brem, G., et al (2019). Genome-Wide Homozygosity Patterns and Evidence for Selection in a Set of European and Near Eastern Horse Breeds. Genes, 10(7), 1-22. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Sole, M., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Rosengren, M., Roed, K., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G. (2019). Genomic measures of inbreeding in the Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotter and their associations with known QTL for reproduction and health traits. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 51, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Francois, L., Hoskens, H., Velie, B., Stinckens, A., Tinel, S., Lamberigts, C., Peeters, L., Savelkoul, H., Tijhaar, E., Lindgren, G., et al (2019). Genomic Regions Associated with IgE Levels against Culicoides spp. Antigens in Three Horse Breeds. Genes, 10(8). [More Information]
  • Todd, E., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Thomson, P., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G., Velie, B. (2019). Premie race participation is associated with increased career longevity and prize money earnings in Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotters. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science, 68(2), 112-116. [More Information]
  • Felkel, S., Vogl, C., Rigler, D., Dobretsberger, V., Chowdhary, B., Distl, O., Fries, R., Jagannathan, V., Janecka, J., Velie, B., et al (2019). The horse Y chromosome as an informative marker for tracing sire lines. Scientific Reports, 9, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Sole, M., Rosengren, M., Roed, K., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G. (2018). A genome-wide association study for harness racing success in the Norwegian-Swedish coldblooded trotter reveals genes for learning and energy metabolism. BMC Genetics, 19(1), 3-13. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Mikko, S., Thomas, R., et al (2018). A high density genome-wide scan for genetic risk factors of insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH): A Horsegene Project Initiative. Journal of Animal Science, 94(Suppl 4), 156-157. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Axelsson, J., Ang, R., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Andersson, L., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2018). A potential regulatory region near the EDN3 gene may control both harness racing performance and coat color variation in horses. Physiological Reports, 6(10), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Felkel, S., Vogl, C., Rigler, D., Jagannathan, V., Leeb, T., Fries, R., Neuditschko, M., Rieder, S., Velie, B., et al (2018). Asian horses deepen the MSY phylogeny. Animal Genetics, 49(1), 90-93. [More Information]
  • Schurink, A., da Silva, V., Velie, B., Dibbits, B., Crooijmans, R., Francois, L., Janssens, S., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., et al (2018). Copy number variations in Friesian horses and genetic risk factors for insect bite hypersensitivity. BMC Genetics, 19(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Todd, E., Ho, S., Thomson, P., Ang, R., Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2018). Founder-specific inbreeding depression affects racing performance in Thoroughbred horses. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Lawrence, C., Petajisto, K., Johansson, M., Wiklund, M., Olsson, C., Andersson, L., Andersson, L., Roed, K., Velie, B., et al (2017). Lack of significant associations with early career performance suggest no link between the DMRT3 "Gait Keeper" mutation and precocity in Coldblooded trotters. PloS One, 12(5), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Hirschberg, I., Arnason, T., Andersson, L., Velie, B., Andersson, L., Lindgren, G. (2017). To pace or not to pace: a pilot study of four- and five-gaited Icelandic horses homozygous for the DMRT3 'Gait Keeper' mutation. Animal Genetics, 48(6), 694-697. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2017). Using the unique breeding history of Coldblooded trotters to identify genes that influence athletic performance. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 52(Proceedings of the 2017 Equine Science Symposium), 73-73.
  • Velie, B. (2016). A genetic approach to improving the lives of racing Thoroughbreds. Equine Veterinary Journal, 48, 270-271. [More Information]
  • Francois, L., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Eriksson, S., Andersson, L., Tesfayonas, Y., Viluma, A., Imsland, F., Buys, N., Mikko, S., Lindgren, G., et al (2016). Conformation traits and gaits in the icelandic horse are associated with genetic variants in Myostatin (MSTN). Journal of Heredity, 107(5), 431-437. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Shrestha, M., Schurink, A., Eriksson, S., Ducro, B., Velie, B., Lindgren, G. (2016). Genetic analysis of conformation traits in Icelandic horses. Journal of Animal Science, 94(Suppl 4), 127-128. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2016). Heritability of racing durability traits in the Australian and Hong Kong Thoroughbred racing populations. Equine Veterinary Journal, 48(3), 275-279. [More Information]
  • Finn, J., Waud, B., Willet, C., Van Rooy, D., Chew, T., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Velie, B. (2016). The relationship between coat colour phenotype and equine behaviour: A pilot study. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 174, 66-69. [More Information]
  • Axling, J., Castle, K., Velie, B., Tammen, I., Thomson, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Raadsma, H., Lindgren, G., Jeffcott, L., Nicholas, F. (2016). Use of diagnostic reports to estimate prevalence and distribution of skeletal lesions in young Thoroughbreds. The Veterinary Journal, 214, 72-76. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Tesfayonas, Y., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Mikko, S., et al (2016). Using an Inbred Horse Breed in a High Density Genome-Wide Scan for Genetic Risk Factors of Insect Bite Hypersensitivity (IBH). PloS One, 11(4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Johansson, L., Maenpaa, M., Mykkanen, A., Andersson, L., Velie, B., Andersson, L., Arnason, T., Lindgren, G. (2015). Different DMRT3 genotypes are best adapted for harness racing and riding in finnhorses. Journal of Heredity, 106(6), 734-740. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Imsland, F., Viluma, A., Andersson, L., Mikko, S., Eriksson, S., Lindgren, G. (2015). Frequencies of polymorphisms in myostatin vary in Icelandic horses according to the use of the horses. Animal Genetics, 46(4), 467-468. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Hamilton, N., Wade, C. (2015). Heritability of racing performance in the Australian Thoroughbred racing population. Animal Genetics, 46(1), 23-29. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2015). Performance selection for Thoroughbreds racing in Hong Kong. Equine Veterinary Journal, 47, 43-47. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Raadsma, H., Wade, C., Knight, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2014). Heritability of epistaxis in the Australian Thoroughbred racehorse population. The Veterinary Journal, 202(2), 274-278. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). Profiling the careers of Thoroughbred horses racing in Australia between 2000 and 2010. Equine Veterinary Journal, 45, 182-186. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Stewart, B., Lam, K., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). Profiling the careers of Thoroughbred horses racing in Hong Kong between 2000 and 2010. Equine Veterinary Journal, 45(6), 694-699. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Knight, P., Thomson, P., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). The association of age at first start with career length in the Australian racehorse population. Equine Veterinary Journal, 45(4), 410-413. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Cassady, J., Whisnant, C. (2012). Endocrine response to acute stress in pigs with differing backtest scores. Livestock Science, 145(1), 140-144. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Maltecca, C., Cassady, J. (2009). Genetic relationships among pig behavior, growth, backfat, and loin muscle area. Journal of Animal Science, 87(9), 2769-2773. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2018). Mapping genes that regulate trotting performance using a unique Nordic horse model. 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Bas Conn, L., Petajisto, K., Roed, K., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Lindgren, G. (2018). The importance of MSTN for harness racing performance in the Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotter and the Finnhorse. 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP 2018), Auckland: Massey University.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Olsson, C., Andersson, L., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G., Velie, B. (2017). Investigation of the association between the DMRT3 'Gait keeper' mutation and early career performance in Cold-blooded trotters. 36th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference: Genomes to Phenomes (ISAG 2017), Dublin, Ireland: International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Lamberigts, C., Francois, L., Velie, B., Stinckens, A., Hoskens, H., Blott, S., Tinel, S., Peeters, L., Savelkoul, H., et al (2017). Using IgE levels as phenotypes to identify genomic regions associated with insect bite hypersensitivity. 36th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference: Genomes to Phenomes (ISAG 2017), Dublin, Ireland: International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Meadows, J., Andersson, L., Lindgren, G. (2017). Using the unique breeding history of Coldblooded trotters to identify genes that influence athletic performance. 30th Biology of Genomes Conference, United States: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
  • Francois, L., Schurink, A., Velie, B., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Lamberigts, C., Tinel, S., De Keyser, K., et al (2017). Zooming in on chronic progressive lymphedema using a high-density array in the Belgian draught horse. 36th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference: Genomes to Phenomes (ISAG 2017), Dublin, Ireland: International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Schurink, A., da Silva, V., Velie, B., Dibbits, B., Crooijmans, R., Francois, L., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Buys, N., et al (2016). Copy number variations associated with insect bite hypersensitivity in Friesian horses. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Belfast: Wageningen Academic Publishers. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Wiklund, M., Johansson, M., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2016). Evolution of the Coldblooded trotter breed: Where did the speed come from? Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference (SMBE) 2016, Gold Coast: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  • Velie, B., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Finno, C., Brooks, S. (2016). Expansion of the Horsegene Database enables stronger collaborations between veterinarians and geneticists. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference (PAG), United States: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2016). Exploring the Molecular Basis for Athletic Performance Traits in Coldblooded Trotters. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference (PAG), United States: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C., Knight, P., Velie, B. (2016). How will advances in genetic analyses help the Thoroughbred? Industry. 21st International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians, Mauritius: Regent Press Co Ltd.
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Wattle, O., Lindgren, G. (2016). Identification of the locus responsible for polydactyly in horses using whole-genome re-sequencing. Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference (SMBE) 2016, Gold Coast: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Tesfayonas, Y., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Mikko, S., et al (2016). Stopping the itch: A genome-wide association study of insect bite hypersensitivity in Exmoor ponies. 4th Havemeyer Workshop on Equine Skin Allergy, Iceland: R&W Communications.
  • Finn, J., Waud, B., Willet, C., Van Rooy, D., Chew, T., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Velie, B. (2016). The relationship between coat colour phenotype and equine behaviour: a pilot studu. Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference (SMBE) 2016, Gold Coast: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  • Francois, L., Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Tesfayonas, Y., Viluma, A., Andersson, L., Imsland, F., Buys, N., Mikko, S., et al (2016). The Role of Myostatin on the Conformation and Gaits of the Icelandic Horse. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference (PAG), United States: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Schurink, A., Stinckens, A., Wasserman, C., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Buys, N., Lindgren, G. (2015). An efficient and secure way to store and share phenotypes and genotypes between researchers. 11th Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Germany: R&W Communications.
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Shrestha, M., Schurink, A., Francois, L., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Buys, N., et al (2015). Horses: an underutilized animal model. 29th International Mammalian Genome Conference (IMGC), Japan: International Mammalian Genome Society.
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Wattle, O., Lindgren, G. (2015). Identification of the locus responsible for polydactyly in miniature Shetland Ponies using whole-genome re-sequencing. 11th Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Germany: R&W Communications.
  • Velie, B., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H., Knight, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2014). A genetic basis for epistaxis in Australian thoroughbred racehorses. Australasian Equine Science Symposium, N/A: N/A.
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2014). Racetrack condition affinity: a heritability estimate within the Australian Thoroughbred racing population. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, N/A: N/A.
  • Velie, B., James, J., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2013). Galloping towards better race horse welfare through the application of both modern and traditional genetic selection. 10th Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Not Knwon.
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2013). Heritability of track Condition Affinity in the Australian Thoroughbred Racing Population. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Velie, B., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H., Knight, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). Is "bleeding" hereditary? 10th Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Not Knwon.
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2012). Genetic selection for racing durability in Thoroughbreds. 33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2011). Genetics of durability in racing Thoroughbreds. 9th International Equine Gene Mapping Workshop, United States: R&W Communications.
  • Velie, B., Johnson, E., Cassady, J. (2007). Heritabilities of indirect measures of behavior and their relationships with performance. Annual ADSA/ASAS Midwest Meeting, United States: American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science.
  • Gray, K., Velie, B., Cassady, J. (2007). Heritability of the backtest in pigs. Annual ADSA/ASAS Midwest Meeting, United States: American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science.
  • Velie, B., Johnson, E., Cassady, J. (2006). Estimation of relationships among behavior traits and growth prior to 56 d of age in pigs. Annual ASAS ADSA Midwest Meeting, United States: American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science.

2019

  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Ihler, C., Lindgren, G., Strand, E. (2019). Competition lifespan survival analysis in the Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotter racehorse. Equine Veterinary Journal, 51(2), 206-211. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Lillie, M., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Rosengren, M., Sole, M., Wiklund, M., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G. (2019). Exploring the genetics of trotting racing ability in horses using a unique Nordic horse model. BMC Genomics, 20(1). [More Information]
  • Grilz-Seger, G., Neuditschko, M., Ricard, A., Velie, B., Lindgren, G., Mesaric, M., Cotman, M., Horna, M., Dobretsberger, M., Brem, G., et al (2019). Genome-Wide Homozygosity Patterns and Evidence for Selection in a Set of European and Near Eastern Horse Breeds. Genes, 10(7), 1-22. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Sole, M., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Rosengren, M., Roed, K., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G. (2019). Genomic measures of inbreeding in the Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotter and their associations with known QTL for reproduction and health traits. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 51, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Francois, L., Hoskens, H., Velie, B., Stinckens, A., Tinel, S., Lamberigts, C., Peeters, L., Savelkoul, H., Tijhaar, E., Lindgren, G., et al (2019). Genomic Regions Associated with IgE Levels against Culicoides spp. Antigens in Three Horse Breeds. Genes, 10(8). [More Information]
  • Todd, E., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Thomson, P., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G., Velie, B. (2019). Premie race participation is associated with increased career longevity and prize money earnings in Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotters. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science, 68(2), 112-116. [More Information]
  • Felkel, S., Vogl, C., Rigler, D., Dobretsberger, V., Chowdhary, B., Distl, O., Fries, R., Jagannathan, V., Janecka, J., Velie, B., et al (2019). The horse Y chromosome as an informative marker for tracing sire lines. Scientific Reports, 9, 1-12. [More Information]

2018

  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Sole, M., Rosengren, M., Roed, K., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G. (2018). A genome-wide association study for harness racing success in the Norwegian-Swedish coldblooded trotter reveals genes for learning and energy metabolism. BMC Genetics, 19(1), 3-13. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Mikko, S., Thomas, R., et al (2018). A high density genome-wide scan for genetic risk factors of insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH): A Horsegene Project Initiative. Journal of Animal Science, 94(Suppl 4), 156-157. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Axelsson, J., Ang, R., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Andersson, L., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2018). A potential regulatory region near the EDN3 gene may control both harness racing performance and coat color variation in horses. Physiological Reports, 6(10), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Felkel, S., Vogl, C., Rigler, D., Jagannathan, V., Leeb, T., Fries, R., Neuditschko, M., Rieder, S., Velie, B., et al (2018). Asian horses deepen the MSY phylogeny. Animal Genetics, 49(1), 90-93. [More Information]
  • Schurink, A., da Silva, V., Velie, B., Dibbits, B., Crooijmans, R., Francois, L., Janssens, S., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., et al (2018). Copy number variations in Friesian horses and genetic risk factors for insect bite hypersensitivity. BMC Genetics, 19(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Todd, E., Ho, S., Thomson, P., Ang, R., Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2018). Founder-specific inbreeding depression affects racing performance in Thoroughbred horses. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2018). Mapping genes that regulate trotting performance using a unique Nordic horse model. 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Bas Conn, L., Petajisto, K., Roed, K., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Lindgren, G. (2018). The importance of MSTN for harness racing performance in the Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotter and the Finnhorse. 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP 2018), Auckland: Massey University.

2017

  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Olsson, C., Andersson, L., Ihler, C., Strand, E., Lindgren, G., Velie, B. (2017). Investigation of the association between the DMRT3 'Gait keeper' mutation and early career performance in Cold-blooded trotters. 36th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference: Genomes to Phenomes (ISAG 2017), Dublin, Ireland: International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Lawrence, C., Petajisto, K., Johansson, M., Wiklund, M., Olsson, C., Andersson, L., Andersson, L., Roed, K., Velie, B., et al (2017). Lack of significant associations with early career performance suggest no link between the DMRT3 "Gait Keeper" mutation and precocity in Coldblooded trotters. PloS One, 12(5), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Hirschberg, I., Arnason, T., Andersson, L., Velie, B., Andersson, L., Lindgren, G. (2017). To pace or not to pace: a pilot study of four- and five-gaited Icelandic horses homozygous for the DMRT3 'Gait Keeper' mutation. Animal Genetics, 48(6), 694-697. [More Information]
  • Lamberigts, C., Francois, L., Velie, B., Stinckens, A., Hoskens, H., Blott, S., Tinel, S., Peeters, L., Savelkoul, H., et al (2017). Using IgE levels as phenotypes to identify genomic regions associated with insect bite hypersensitivity. 36th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference: Genomes to Phenomes (ISAG 2017), Dublin, Ireland: International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2017). Using the unique breeding history of Coldblooded trotters to identify genes that influence athletic performance. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 52(Proceedings of the 2017 Equine Science Symposium), 73-73.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Meadows, J., Andersson, L., Lindgren, G. (2017). Using the unique breeding history of Coldblooded trotters to identify genes that influence athletic performance. 30th Biology of Genomes Conference, United States: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
  • Francois, L., Schurink, A., Velie, B., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Lamberigts, C., Tinel, S., De Keyser, K., et al (2017). Zooming in on chronic progressive lymphedema using a high-density array in the Belgian draught horse. 36th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference: Genomes to Phenomes (ISAG 2017), Dublin, Ireland: International Society for Animal Genetics.

2016

  • Velie, B. (2016). A genetic approach to improving the lives of racing Thoroughbreds. Equine Veterinary Journal, 48, 270-271. [More Information]
  • Francois, L., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Eriksson, S., Andersson, L., Tesfayonas, Y., Viluma, A., Imsland, F., Buys, N., Mikko, S., Lindgren, G., et al (2016). Conformation traits and gaits in the icelandic horse are associated with genetic variants in Myostatin (MSTN). Journal of Heredity, 107(5), 431-437. [More Information]
  • Schurink, A., da Silva, V., Velie, B., Dibbits, B., Crooijmans, R., Francois, L., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Buys, N., et al (2016). Copy number variations associated with insect bite hypersensitivity in Friesian horses. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Belfast: Wageningen Academic Publishers. [More Information]
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Wiklund, M., Johansson, M., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2016). Evolution of the Coldblooded trotter breed: Where did the speed come from? Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference (SMBE) 2016, Gold Coast: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  • Velie, B., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Finno, C., Brooks, S. (2016). Expansion of the Horsegene Database enables stronger collaborations between veterinarians and geneticists. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference (PAG), United States: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Velie, B., Meadows, J., Lindgren, G. (2016). Exploring the Molecular Basis for Athletic Performance Traits in Coldblooded Trotters. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference (PAG), United States: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Shrestha, M., Schurink, A., Eriksson, S., Ducro, B., Velie, B., Lindgren, G. (2016). Genetic analysis of conformation traits in Icelandic horses. Journal of Animal Science, 94(Suppl 4), 127-128. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2016). Heritability of racing durability traits in the Australian and Hong Kong Thoroughbred racing populations. Equine Veterinary Journal, 48(3), 275-279. [More Information]
  • Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C., Knight, P., Velie, B. (2016). How will advances in genetic analyses help the Thoroughbred? Industry. 21st International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians, Mauritius: Regent Press Co Ltd.
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Wattle, O., Lindgren, G. (2016). Identification of the locus responsible for polydactyly in horses using whole-genome re-sequencing. Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference (SMBE) 2016, Gold Coast: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Tesfayonas, Y., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Mikko, S., et al (2016). Stopping the itch: A genome-wide association study of insect bite hypersensitivity in Exmoor ponies. 4th Havemeyer Workshop on Equine Skin Allergy, Iceland: R&W Communications.
  • Finn, J., Waud, B., Willet, C., Van Rooy, D., Chew, T., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Velie, B. (2016). The relationship between coat colour phenotype and equine behaviour: a pilot studu. Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference (SMBE) 2016, Gold Coast: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  • Finn, J., Waud, B., Willet, C., Van Rooy, D., Chew, T., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Velie, B. (2016). The relationship between coat colour phenotype and equine behaviour: A pilot study. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 174, 66-69. [More Information]
  • Francois, L., Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Tesfayonas, Y., Viluma, A., Andersson, L., Imsland, F., Buys, N., Mikko, S., et al (2016). The Role of Myostatin on the Conformation and Gaits of the Icelandic Horse. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference (PAG), United States: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Axling, J., Castle, K., Velie, B., Tammen, I., Thomson, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Raadsma, H., Lindgren, G., Jeffcott, L., Nicholas, F. (2016). Use of diagnostic reports to estimate prevalence and distribution of skeletal lesions in young Thoroughbreds. The Veterinary Journal, 214, 72-76. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Francois, L., Schurink, A., Tesfayonas, Y., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Mikko, S., et al (2016). Using an Inbred Horse Breed in a High Density Genome-Wide Scan for Genetic Risk Factors of Insect Bite Hypersensitivity (IBH). PloS One, 11(4), 1-14. [More Information]

2015

  • Velie, B., Shrestha, M., Schurink, A., Stinckens, A., Wasserman, C., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Buys, N., Lindgren, G. (2015). An efficient and secure way to store and share phenotypes and genotypes between researchers. 11th Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Germany: R&W Communications.
  • Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Johansson, L., Maenpaa, M., Mykkanen, A., Andersson, L., Velie, B., Andersson, L., Arnason, T., Lindgren, G. (2015). Different DMRT3 genotypes are best adapted for harness racing and riding in finnhorses. Journal of Heredity, 106(6), 734-740. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Imsland, F., Viluma, A., Andersson, L., Mikko, S., Eriksson, S., Lindgren, G. (2015). Frequencies of polymorphisms in myostatin vary in Icelandic horses according to the use of the horses. Animal Genetics, 46(4), 467-468. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Hamilton, N., Wade, C. (2015). Heritability of racing performance in the Australian Thoroughbred racing population. Animal Genetics, 46(1), 23-29. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Shrestha, M., Schurink, A., Francois, L., Stinckens, A., Blott, S., Ducro, B., Buys, N., et al (2015). Horses: an underutilized animal model. 29th International Mammalian Genome Conference (IMGC), Japan: International Mammalian Genome Society.
  • Velie, B., Jaderkvist Fegraeus, K., Wattle, O., Lindgren, G. (2015). Identification of the locus responsible for polydactyly in miniature Shetland Ponies using whole-genome re-sequencing. 11th Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Germany: R&W Communications.
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2015). Performance selection for Thoroughbreds racing in Hong Kong. Equine Veterinary Journal, 47, 43-47. [More Information]

2014

  • Velie, B., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H., Knight, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2014). A genetic basis for epistaxis in Australian thoroughbred racehorses. Australasian Equine Science Symposium, N/A: N/A.
  • Velie, B., Raadsma, H., Wade, C., Knight, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2014). Heritability of epistaxis in the Australian Thoroughbred racehorse population. The Veterinary Journal, 202(2), 274-278. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2014). Racetrack condition affinity: a heritability estimate within the Australian Thoroughbred racing population. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, N/A: N/A.

2013

  • Velie, B., James, J., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2013). Galloping towards better race horse welfare through the application of both modern and traditional genetic selection. 10th Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Not Knwon.
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2013). Heritability of track Condition Affinity in the Australian Thoroughbred Racing Population. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Velie, B., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H., Knight, P., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). Is "bleeding" hereditary? 10th Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, Not Knwon.
  • Velie, B., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). Profiling the careers of Thoroughbred horses racing in Australia between 2000 and 2010. Equine Veterinary Journal, 45, 182-186. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Stewart, B., Lam, K., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). Profiling the careers of Thoroughbred horses racing in Hong Kong between 2000 and 2010. Equine Veterinary Journal, 45(6), 694-699. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Knight, P., Thomson, P., Wade, C., Hamilton (Ellis), N. (2013). The association of age at first start with career length in the Australian racehorse population. Equine Veterinary Journal, 45(4), 410-413. [More Information]

2012

  • Velie, B., Cassady, J., Whisnant, C. (2012). Endocrine response to acute stress in pigs with differing backtest scores. Livestock Science, 145(1), 140-144. [More Information]
  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2012). Genetic selection for racing durability in Thoroughbreds. 33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.

2011

  • Velie, B., Hamilton (Ellis), N., Wade, C. (2011). Genetics of durability in racing Thoroughbreds. 9th International Equine Gene Mapping Workshop, United States: R&W Communications.

2009

  • Velie, B., Maltecca, C., Cassady, J. (2009). Genetic relationships among pig behavior, growth, backfat, and loin muscle area. Journal of Animal Science, 87(9), 2769-2773. [More Information]

2007

  • Velie, B., Johnson, E., Cassady, J. (2007). Heritabilities of indirect measures of behavior and their relationships with performance. Annual ADSA/ASAS Midwest Meeting, United States: American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science.
  • Gray, K., Velie, B., Cassady, J. (2007). Heritability of the backtest in pigs. Annual ADSA/ASAS Midwest Meeting, United States: American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science.

2006

  • Velie, B., Johnson, E., Cassady, J. (2006). Estimation of relationships among behavior traits and growth prior to 56 d of age in pigs. Annual ASAS ADSA Midwest Meeting, United States: American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science.

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